Adam's Latin Grammar: With Some Improvements and the Following Additions : Rules for the Right Pronunciation of the Latin Language, a Metrical Key to the Odes of Horace, a List of Latin Authors Arranged According to the Various Coins, Weights, and Measures Used Among the Romans

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Page 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 91 - These observations, respecting the import of the verbs, will and shall, must be understood of explicative sentences ; for, when the sentence is interrogative, just the reverse, for the most part, takes place ; thus, ' I shall go ; you will go,' express event only ; but, will you go ?' imports intention ; and, ' shall I go ?' refers to the will of another. But, ' He shall go,' and ' shall he go ?' both imply will ; expressing or referring to a command.
Page 193 - The gerund in DO of the dative case is governed by adjectives signifying usefulness or fitness ; as, Charta utllis scribendo, Paper useful for writing.
Page 213 - If the substantives be of different persons, the verb plural must agree with the first person rather than the second, and with the second rather than the third ; as, Si tu et Tullia, valetis, ego et Cicero valemus, If you and TulUa are well, I and Cicero are well.
Page 16 - DECLENSION. 1. Nouns of the neuter gender have the Accusative and Vocative like the Nominative, in both numbers; and these cases in the plural end always in a. 2. The Dative and Ablative plural end always alike.
Page 11 - A, a; B, b; C, c ; D, d; E, e ; F, f; G, g; H, h; I, i; J, j; K, k ; L, 1; M, m ; N, n ; O, o...
Page 285 - ... Kal. 15 Kal. 14 Kal. 13 Kal. 12 Kal. 11 Kal. 10 Kal. 9 Kal. 8 Kal. 7 Kal. 6 Kal. 5 Kal. 4 Kal. 3 Kal. Pridie Kalendas. Kalendte. 4 Nonas. 3 Nonas. Pridie Nonas. Nona). 8 Idus. 7 Idus. 6 Idus. 5 Idus. 4 Idus. 3 Idus. Pridie Idus. Idus.
Page 299 - Tamen is very often and elegantly placed after the first, second, or third word of the clause in which it stands. XIV. Connected words should go together ; that is, they may not be separated from one another by words that are extraneous, and have no relation to them. XV. Cadence. The cadence, or concluding part of a clause or sentence, should very seldom consist of monosyllables. XVI. So far as other rules and perspicuity will allow, in the arrangement and choice of words, when the foregoing ends...
Page 3 - Cambridge. But several typographical errors, which were adopted from that Edinburgh edition, from which the first American edition was copied, have been transmitted through subsequent editions to the present time with such scrupulous exactness, that they have now become canonized, and are received as authority. Besides these, other errors have been creeping in, till a thorough revision of the work has become necessary. At the time this book was first compiled, the state of education in Scotland may...
Page 297 - COMPOSITION.* THE great mystery of the position of words in the Latin tongue lies principally in these two points, viz. 1. That the word governed be placed before the word which governs it. 2. That the word agreeing be placed after the word with which it agrees. These two may be termed the maxims of position ; and from them result various rules, which may be conveniently divided into two classes, viz. 1. Rules resulting from the government of words. 2. Rules resulting from the agreement of words....

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